• Culinary Journey around the UK

    Culinary Journey around the UK

    A unique opportunity to explore the provenance of some of the UK's most famous specialities. Learn about the history, take part in the process and enjoy the results!

  • Culinary Journey around the UK

    Culinary Journey around the UK

    A unique opportunity to explore the provenance of some of the UK's most famous specialities. Learn about the history, take part in the process and enjoy the results!

  • Culinary Journey around the UK

    Culinary Journey around the UK

    A unique opportunity to explore the provenance of some of the UK's most famous specialities. Learn about the history, take part in the process and enjoy the results!

Culinary Journey around the UK

HONEY MAKING IN SHROPSHIRE Visit a 16th Century farmhouse and learn how to make honey, soft and hard cheese, yoghurt, butter and cream products.

MUSHROOM FORAGING Autumn is the perfect time to go foraging with Ceps, Chanterelle, Hedgehog Funghi and much more popping up around this time of the year. After a few hours of rummaging in the undergrowth enjoy a cooking and tasting experience with your finds.

SAUSAGE-MAKING WORKSHOP Create your own sausage filling, mixing meat rusk and flavourings, before learning how to link the sausages.

ICE-CREAM MAKING EXPERIENCE Spend the day learning how to make artisan ice cream, sorbets and parfaits.

CHOCOLATE HEAVEN Visit a cocoa house to gain an insight into the art of chocolate making.

BAKEWELL PUDDING EXPERIENCE Visit the village of Bakewell, where the Bakewell Pudding originated. Spend the afternoon making your very own pudding which you will then enjoy as a dessert at dinner.

HAGGIS & BLACK PUDDING Learn the history of these Scottish specialities and watch a demonstration on how they are prepared.

PORK PIE CREATIONS Visit Britain’s oldest pie shop in the home of the pork pie. Settle into the working bakery, roll up your sleeves, put on an apron and make your very own pork pie whilst learning the history of the delicacy. Alternatively, if pushed for a time, opt for a demonstration which will include a talk on how the town became involved with the pork pie and why it is so unique.

CORNISH PASTY Visit the oldest Cornish pasty producer in the world, and the oldest bakery in Cornwall, to learn about the history of the pasty and its association with feeding the miners. Try the pasty that has remained unchanged for over 150 year; filled with steak, swede, potato, onion and secret seasoning you certainly won’t be hungry!

SODA BREAD A family favourite in Ireland! Discover how to make this baker’s treat and tailor your own ingredients.

CHEESE DAIRY Watch the cheese making process, see the collection of traditional cheese equipment before proceeding to enjoy tasting the finished product.

PIG-REARING CRASH COURSE Visit a rare-breed pig farm in the Brecon Beacon National Park in Wale. Enjoy a pig rearing experience and end the day with a hog roast!

Photo credits: 

Slideshow: mushrooms © Sergiu Nista; making cheese; chocolate truffles.

Photos to the right of the tour: cooking © Julian Hochgesang; pork pie © Evan Izer

  • This was such an amazing tour, recommended to anyone headed to the UK.